UPDATES ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)


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Date Time Update
April 12, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: Duque addresses NCR hospital chief on operational concerns
Secretary of Health Francisco T. Duque III joined the Field Implementation and Coordination Team emergency meeting with NCR Medical Center Chiefs in a video conference meeting this Easter morning, 10AM at the East Avenue Medical Center. The Secretary acknowledged the many challenges faced by health facilities at the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and the creative and innovative ways by which they have addressed these, reassuring Medical Center Chiefs of the DOH Central Office’s continued support and assistance...

April 09, 2020

Interim Guidelines on Expanded Testing for COVID-19
In order to maximize the current testing capacity, the Department of Health reiterates the DM No. 2020-0151 dated March 31, 2020 entitles "Interim Guidelines on Expanded Testing for COVID-19"...
 

April 08, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH updates on delivered PPES
The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) has started distributing the Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) that were inspected and cleared by the Procurement Services-Department of Budget Management...

April 08, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: Smokers more vulnerable to COVID-19
The Department of Health (DOH) emphasized in its Beat COVID19 virtual presser the vulnerability of smokers to COVID-19 ...

April 07, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: DOH thanks Science Community: IATF Decision to extend ECQ is Evidence-Based
The Department of Health (DOH) today thanked the scientific community that helped develop the evidence needed by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to recommend the appropriate steps for the country to beat COVID-19...

April 07, 2020 5:00 PM

DOH Issues Press Release: DOH boosts Telemedicine services for NCR; service to expand to other regions soon
The Department of Health (DOH) and the National Privacy Commission (NPC) has developed a framework for telemedicine services in a bid to improve access to health services during the Enhanced Community Quarantine.

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